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BMS-Celgene merger chances improve with backing from proxy advisers

When it comes to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Celgene merger, two influential proxy advisory firms have spoken—and they’re in favor of the mammoth tie-up. Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis both said Friday that they’re backing the transaction. ISS pointed to deal’s “sound” strategic rationale and cost-cutting potential, while Glass Lewis said the buy “presents the opportunity for potentially… Read More »

Melinda Gates urges backing for 'human capital' of mother and child health

LONDON (Reuters) – Millions of women and babies could avoid untimely deaths if international donors step up to replenish a global health fund so it can expand to 50 countries, the philanthropist Melinda Gates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates makes remarks during a panel discussion… Read More »